parenting

6 Signs of Affective Deprivation in Children

Kisses, hugs, caresses, and advice are signs of affection that parents must show their children to prevent affective deprivation. Overall, showing affection to children contributes to healthy  psycho-social development. Children’s development depends almost entirely on the parents, or adults in charge. This…

The Benefits of Making Homemade Baby Food

There are many benefits to making your own homemade baby food at home. First of all, it’s more affordable, and secondly, it’s 100% natural. The nutritional benefits will vary depending on what kinds of fruits and vegetables you use to…

Couple Life After Having a Child

“It doesn’t seem that hard.” Many couples think this when they meet a newborn baby. However, when the time comes for them to taste what life after having a child actually is like, the little changes begin to disrupt the…

8 Foods You Should Never Give a Baby

The list of foods you should never give a baby is typically invaluable for new parents. When your child is growing up, you naturally want to take care of them and protect them. The most complete and nutritious food you…

What Should I Do if My Baby Hit His Head?

“My baby hit his head and I don’t know what to do!” This is more common than you may think. Childhood is the time when babies take the most risks. This is very concerning for the parents. Since we can’t control every…

How to Teach a Baby to Sleep through the Night

The best way to teach a baby to sleep through the night is co-sleeping. It’s certainly a rather controversial idea, with as many people for it as there are against it, but more families are now practicing co-sleeping with their…

The Pros and Cons of Pacifiers

Many mothers wonder whether it’s good to offer their child a pacifier if they’re going to leave them alone for a moment. The pros and cons of pacifiers are under discussion in this article. The suckling action is developed while…

How to React if Your Son or Daughter is Homosexual

Homosexuality is defined as sexual attraction between two people of the same gender. Since the 1970’s, it’s no longer considered some form of mental disorder. However, even today, for a traditional or conservative family, learning that your son or daughter is…

Essential Items for Newborn babies

There are a lot of questions to think about, like: What’s the best color to buy for the baby’s gender? What clothes are essential for newborn babies? How many sets should I buy? For the most part, soon-to-be grandmothers usually…

My Child Is a Tablet Addict

Is my child a tablet addict? If you’ve asked yourself this question, you might have been noticing that your child gets upset when you take away the tablet, or if it runs out of battery. But can children really get…

How to Make a Baby Laugh

Very few people can resist smiling when they make a baby laugh. This is why we all try to make babies laugh. According to studies, children can laugh 300 times a day on average until they’re 6 years old. Why…

Children Who Grow Up Without a Father or Mother

Families are changing. In the western world, the number of single-parent families is increasing  and, consequently, so is the percentage of children who grow up without a father or mother. Whatever the reason that leads a family to be single-parent may be…

Four First-Time Mom Mistakes to Avoid

What frightens new mothers? Being a mother is an unforgettable experience. Pregnancy is a stage full of unique sensations. However, if you’re a first-time mom, you probably have many questions and doubts in your head. It’s your first time as…

What to do When Your Child Misbehaves

When your child misbehaves, parents tend to lose their patience and a power struggle ensues. People often think that children misbehave on a whim, but they’re wrong. Your job as a parent is to identify the reasons why your child…

5 Tips to Have a Loving Child

How many parents dream of those great big hugs they get from their kids? When they arrive home from work they’re so happy to have affectionate children. Having a loving child is very satisfying for a parent and it’s also…